2016 Boekenhoutskloof Cape Winemakers Guild Syrah Auction Reserve

Estate: Boekenhoutskloof Winery

Region: Coastal Region, Western Cape, South Africa


Tasting Note:September 28, 2018

Dark ruby red. Spiced nose on the attack with some dark fruits, perfume, branches, gravel and black olives. Medium plus tannins (7.5/10) and full bodied. Fruitier on the palate than the nose with black berries. Undertones of meat and black olives. Long and dry finish.

Thirty-second wine at the Friday Auction Tasting for the Cape Winemakers Guild and the twenty-first red wine. This is made up of 100% Shiraz by Marc Kent with fruit from two Shiraz vineyards, one from Porseleinberg and one from Stellenbosch. Only 90 cases produced with 50 being auctioned in 2018.

Drink Dates:

2018 till 2031.


93 Points.

Price Point:

$$$$ - Tasted at the Cape Winemakers Auction. Average bid at auction was R10,664.00 ($125.44 a bottle) a case. Highest bid was R13,200.00 ($155.27 a bottle) and lowest bid was R9,000.00 ($105.86 a bottle).